Week of 10-16-17

Reading:

RI 4.2 – Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

RI 4.4 – Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

RI 4.7 – Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.

Writing:

W.4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

  1. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.
  2. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.
  3. Link opinion and reasons using words and phrases (e.g. for instance, in order to, in addition).

Spelling:

1. flight
2. sight
3. sigh
4. fright
5. bright
6. might
7. climb
8. twice
9. wildlife
10. mind
11. median
12. mode
13. data
14. maximum
15. minimum

Math:

4.NBT.B.4:  Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

4.NBT.A.2:  Read and write multi-digit whole numbers using base-ten numerals, number names, and expanded form.  Compare two multi-digit numbers based on meaning of the digits in each place, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

Science:

4-PS3-1 Energy Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.

4-PS3-2 Energy Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to place by sound, light, heat, and electric currents.

Social Studies:

4 – G1.0.3 Identify and describe the characteristics and purposes (e.g., measure distance, determine relative location, classify a region) of a variety of geographic tools and technologies (e.g., globe, map, satellite image).

4 – G1.0.5 Use maps to describe elevation, climate, and patterns of population density in the United States.

Week of 10-9-17

Reading:

RI 4.1 – Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

RI 4.2 – Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

Writing:

W.4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

a. Introduce a topic or text clearly, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure in which related ideas are grouped to support the writer’s purpose.

b. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details.

Spelling: Test on Friday

1. today
2. ache
3. estimate
4. phrase
5. trade
6. parade
7. became
8. arcade
9. education
10. glacier
11. geography
12. region
13. direction
14. transportation
15. Midwest
16. landform

Math:

4.NBT.B.4:  Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.

Science:

4-PS3-1  Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.

Social Studies:

4 – G1.0.3 Identify and describe the characteristics and purposes (e.g., measure distance, determine relative location, classify a region) of a variety of geographic tools and technologies (e.g., globe, map, satellite image).

Week of 10-2-17

Reading:

RI 4.2 – Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.

RI 4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.

Writing:

W.4.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons and information.

Spelling: 

1. owner
2. compose
3. joke
4. only
5. grow
6. hold
7. notice
8. whole
9. vocal
10. compromise
11. organism
12. light
13. energy
14. air
15. water

Math: Unit 1 Test on Thursday

4.G.A.1:  Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.

4.G.A.2:  Classify two-dimensional figures based on the presence or absence of parallel or perpendicular lines, or the presence or absence of angles of a specified size. Recognize right triangles as a category, and identify right triangles.

Science:

4-PS3-1  Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.

Social Studies:

4 – G1.0.1 Identify questions geographers ask in examining the United States (e.g., Where it is? What is it like there? How is it connected to other places?).

4 – G1.0.2 Use cardinal and intermediate directions to describe the relative location of significant places in the United States.